Writing and Accounts of Crisis in Modern and Contemporary Spanish literature

lrom1382  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Writing and Accounts of Crisis in Modern and Contemporary Spanish literature
5.00 credits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
Joint requirement LESPA03/02

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The course offers a thematic journey through some of the major works of Spanish literature of the 16th, 17th, 20th and 21st centuries in the light of the idea of crisis, viewed at one and the same time from a perspective that is historical and social as well as literary. 
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
- situate within their historical, social and literary context the works and literary currents covered in the course;
- analyse extracts from the works in question in a rigorous way
- deal in a critical and informed way with the theoretical development of key concepts from the course, such as that of 'crisis'
Deux oeuvres de lecture obligatoire:
El Lazarillo de Tormes, éd. Francisco Rico, Madrid, Cátedra, 1982. [1554]
- Pío Baroja, El árbol de la ciencia, Madrid, Cátedra, 2006 [1911].
L'enseignante mettra à disposition des étudiant·e·s sur moodle des extraits des autres oeuvres littéraires étudiées ainsi qu'une bibliographie critique.
Teaching materials
  • Les deux oeuvres de lecture obligatoire (cf. bibliographie); les extraits des oeuvres mis en ligne (moodle) par l'enseignante; les notes de cours et les diaporamas.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Minor in Medieval Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies

Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Minor in Literary Studies